USE/CARE OF HANDTOOLS & MEASURING TOOLS - OD1621 - LESSON 3/TASK 1
generally held in a fixed position and the other rocked in different
directions to be sure the tool is spanning the true diameter of a hole or
the correct width of a slot.
(b) For probing a deep hole or in a restricted place, a handle
attachment may be used. The handle clamps on to the body of the micrometer.
Micrometer to Micrometer Caliper.
work, hold the micrometer caliper in one hand and the inside tool in the
(b) Turn the thimble of the micrometer caliper with the thumb and
forefinger until you feel the inside tool legs lightly contact the anvil and
spindle of the micrometer caliper.
(c) Hold the tips of the inside tool legs parallel to the axis of
the micrometer caliper spindle.